Suraj is a Fourth Generation Theatre Actor. After completing his schooling in London in Drama and Psychology, he returned to Mumbai to graduate in English Literature.
He has been working in Gujarati, Hindi and English theatre for over a decade as an Actor and Director and has traveled extensively and performed in major performing arts centers all over the world. He has worked in over 35 Gujarati, Hindi and English plays. He has worked in television, both Hindi and regional as an actor and is also an emcee and a voice over artist, with many ad films, serials, documentaries and films to his credit.
He has been teaching Acting for the last seven years at various acting schools and has taught and trained almost seven hundred students. He has conducted group workshops and trained actors for film specific roles through personal acting workshops. He was a Personal Coach of Mr.Bobby Deol for the film YAMLA PAGLA DEEWANA, on location Acting Coach for the film CHAR DIN KI CHANDANI for Mr.Tushaar Kapoor, Ms. Kulraj Randhawa, Mr.Chandrachur Singh and Mr.Mukul Dev and worked briefly with Mr.Tushaar kapoor on his Character for SHOOTOUT AT WADALA. He has even trained FEMINA MISS INDIA Contestants.
Sumit was also The Director of Academics at The Hats Off Actors Studio. He has served as a Senior Acting Faculty for Actor Prepares, acting school for its Mumbai, Ahmadabad and Chandigarh branches and as the Dean of its Chennai chapter. He is also an Associate Director for plays in Gujarati, Marathi and English. Currently, besides working as a freelance Acting Coach and Script Supervisor, he is teaching Acting at Anupam Kher’s school, Actor Prepares.